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Accounting Schools In Hawaii

Hawaii has 12 accredited accounting schools where accounting faculty who teach accounting classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of accounting and accounting training in Hawaii, which includes accounting training at the following levels:


  1. Heald College-Honolulu

    1500 Kapiolani Blvd, Honolulu, Hawaii 96814

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  2. Chaminade University of Honolulu

    3140 Waialae Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii 96816-1578

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  3. University of Hawaii at Hilo

    200 W Kawili St, Hilo, Hawaii 96720-4091

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  4. University of Hawaii at Manoa

    2600 Campus Road, Hawaii Hall, Room 001, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822-2301

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Hawaii Pacific University

    1166 Fort Street Mall, Suite 203, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813-2785

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  6. Kapiolani Community College

    4303 Diamond Head Rd, Honolulu, Hawaii 96816-4496

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  7. Kauai Community College

    3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, Hawaii 96766-9591

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  8. Leeward Community College

    96-045 Ala Ike, Pearl City, Hawaii 96782-3393

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  9. University of Hawaii Maui College

    310 Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului, Hawaii 96732-1617

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  10. Brigham Young University-Hawaii

    55-220 Kulanui Street, Laie, Hawaii 96762-1294

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  11. Hawaii Community College

    1175 Manono St, Hilo, Hawaii 96720-4091

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  12. University of Phoenix-Hawaii Campus

    745 Fort Street Ste 2000, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813-3800

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Professional Trends

Hawaii Vs. National Accounting Employment

Hawaii 14,760
National 3,526,740

Of all of the accounting professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Hawaii state.

Employment Growth for Accounting professionals In Hawaii

17,510 17,130 16,520 15,590 14,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Hawaii, accounting is a shrinking field. 2,750 less accounting professionals were working in Hawaii in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Hawaii, this field has shrunk by 16% in four years. This decline is faster than the change in the number of accounting professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of accounting professionals has shrunk by 7% from 2006 to 2010.

Accounting VS. All Professions salaries in Hawaii

$41,757 $44,112 $45,025 $46,368 $45,598
$46,651 $47,931 $49,192 $50,493 $52,227
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to accounting professionals are growing in Hawaii. Accounting professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $41,757 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $45,598 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Hawaii

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25th percentile
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75th percentile
90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 8%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 132% pay differential between the highest paid accounting professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of accounting in Hawaii.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Hawaii

Business Administration
Forensic Accounting
Small Business

In Hawaii, accounting professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Accounting programs available for each degree type for all schools in Hawaii


The number of students graduating from the 12 accredited accounting schools in Hawaii is increasing. In Hawaii, there were 315 graduates in 2006. And there were 427 graduates from accounting courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 36% percent increase in the number of accounting school degree or certificate graduates in Hawaii. 30% of these graduates received a associate's degree in accounting.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Hawaii

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